ELATE Graduate Student Research Award - National Council of Teachers of English

ELATE Graduate Student Research Award Recipients


Emma P. Bene, Stanford University, “Developing Racial Literacies on Social Media: Exploring White Adolescents’ Interactions with Race-Related Texts on TikTok and Instagram”

Sandra M. Saco, Arizona State University, “How Latinx Student Books Clubs Engage Latinx YAL in the ELA Classroom”


Neisha Terry Young, Drexel University, “How Black Immigrant Youth Use Critical Multiliteracies to Navigate the Interrogation of Dominant Discourses in a Space Designed for Discourse Disruption”


Ankhi G. Thakurta, University of Pennsylvania, “Navigating Precarious Terrains: A Practitioner Study of Youth and Facilitator Engagement in a Girl-Centered Asian American Civic Literacy Education Collective”

Scott Storm, New York University, “Social Justice Writing Pedagogies and Literary Sensemaking: Transformation through a Professional Learning Community”

Russell Mayo, University of Illinois at Chicago, “Teaching English Teachers in the Anthropocene: Qualitative Case Studies of Climate Change in English Education”

Rae L. Oviatt, Michigan State University, East Lansing, “Exploring Arts-Based Inquiry and Multimodal Composing for Participatory Learning and Civic Participation for Transforming Critical Professional Development”

Chris Bacon and Joelle Pedersen, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, “‘It’s Like Close Reading for Identity’: A Framework for Writing as Discourse with Teachers of Linguistically Diverse Learners”

Tracey Flores, Arizona State University, Tempe, “Somos Escritoras/We are Writers: Mothers and Daughters Writing, Sharing and Ways of Knowing”